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This is based on my N180 notes. The usual disclaimer applies...

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    A pulmonary embolism is ______________________________.

Pulmonary pathophysiology - directly from west book

Questions: 73  |  Attempts: 491   |  Last updated: Jan 3, 2013
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    The one-second forced expiratory volume test:

This quiz discusses the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension and the treatment options.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 638   |  Last updated: Nov 3, 2014
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    Which of the following regarding pulmonary hypertension (PH) is FALSE?



Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 380   |  Last updated: Nov 14, 2016
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    A 9-year-old boy was identified in childhood as having an elevated sweat chloride. Though he appeared to be a normal term baby, his neontal course was complicated by the development of meconium ileus. Throughout childhood he has experienced multiple increasingly severe bouts of pneumonia with a productive cough, often with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and later Burkholderia cepacea, cultured from sputum. Based upon these findings, he is at greatest risk for development of which of the following pulmonary abnormalities?

Pulmonary - URI-interstitial, including IMHM

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 885   |  Last updated: Jul 14, 2017
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    After quitting smoking, how much time does it take to reduce the risk of lung cancer to half that of a smoker?
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Which of the following is the most likely predisposing factor for the development of his pulmonary disease? A 58-year-old man has developed a non-productive cough worsening over the past 2...
1. smoking -(c) correct. smoking remains the most frequent cause of lung cancer. lung cancer does, however, occur in nonsmokers. a small cell anaplastic carcinoma, as in this patient, is virtually always seen in smokers.(a) incorrect. silicosis incre
Which of the following conditions involving his lung is most likely to be responsible for this finding? At autopsy, a 60-year-old man is found to have a peripheral 7 cm area of golden-yellow...
1. squamous cell carcinoma -(e) correct. most squamous cell carcinomas are located centrally and arise in bronchi, leading to obstruction of a large airway that can cause a lipid pneumonia. in this case, the breakdown of lung tissue distal to the mas
Which of the following regarding bosentan is TRUE?
It has many drug interactions(D) is the true statement here. Drug interactions are a major concern for bosentan. It is a substrate of 3A4 (many, many drugs) and 2C9. On top of that, it is an autoinducer, meaning that it induces its own metabolism. Th
Which of the following regarding PAH is FALSE?
There is a cure for PAH(C) is the false statement here. There is actually no cure for PAH. While there are medications to help control the symptoms and provide life-saving therapies, there is still no cure. (A) is true because vasoconstriction is
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